TLR Blog

Temple Law Review’s Blog features interviews, video presentations, and short essays that provide succinct, timely analysis of current legal developments. We welcome submissions from faculty, practitioners, alumni of the Law Review, and current editors/staff. To submit an essay, please email with the subject heading “Submission for TLR Blog.”

Posts on the TLR Blog are not edited by Law Review staff. All errors are the author’s own. 

Posted on February 5th, 2019

David K. Inscho (Note/Comment Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 75), partner at Kline & Specter, joins the podcast to discuss a proposal before the Civil Procedural Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that would no longer limit professional malpractice claims to the county of injury. The proposal would place professional-malpractice plaintiffs on similar footing […]

Posted on December 27th, 2018

Scott F. Cooper (Managing Editor; Pennsylvania Project, Temple Law Review, Volume 65), co-chair of Blank Rome’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, joins the podcast to talk about Philadelphia’s new Fair Workweek, the minimum-wage debate, and how the #MeToo movement is impacting employers and workers. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on December 3rd, 2018

Dina Schlossberg (TU Law ’85), deputy director and senior attorney at Regional Housing Legal Services, joins the podcast to discuss the state of affordable housing in Philadelphia, root causes for the shortage, and efforts and proposals on the state and local level to fill the gap. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on December 3rd, 2018

Kaitlin M. Gurney, an associate at Pepper Hamilton, joins the podcast to discuss media law, libel suits, and the rights of news reporters. Gurney (Note/Comment Editor, Temple Law Review, Volume 82) also shares her thoughts on how social media and consumer preferences are impacting the news industry. The episode is available on SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on November 2nd, 2018

Jonathan Grode (TU Law ’08), U.S. Practice Director at Green and Spiegel, joins the podcast to discuss the evolving landscape of business immigration law. Grode, who serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University Beasley School of Law, also shares humanitarian considerations and an anecdote from 2017’s travel ban. The episode is available on both SoundCloud and […]

Posted on October 4th, 2018

Professor Stefanie A. Lindquist (Editor-in-Chief of Temple Law Review, Volume 61) joins the podcast to discuss the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. Professor Lindquist serves as deputy provost and vice president for academic affairs at Arizona State University and has written extensively on the Court, including in her book, “Measuring Judicial Activism.” The […]

Posted on September 17th, 2018

The Parliament Podcast welcomes Judge Nelson Diaz (LAW 1972) to discuss his forthcoming memoir, “Not from Here, Not from There.” The book chronicles Diaz from his youth in the Bronx to his ascent to becoming the first Latino judge to serve in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, general counsel for the Department of Housing and Urban […]

Posted on August 30th, 2018

Temple Law Review, Volume 91 has launched the publication’s first podcast. In its first episode, the podcast welcomes Steven Silver (TU Law ’13) to discuss the Supreme Court’s Murphy v. NCAA decision, local adoption of sports betting, and related considerations such as integrity fees and data agreements. The episode is available on both SoundCloud and YouTube.

Posted on July 18th, 2018

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld Philadelphia’s soda tax today. The appeal had centered on whether the city council exceeded statutory limitations on its powers with the sweetened-beverage tax. “[T]he Sterling Act conferred upon the City of Philadelphia a broad taxing power subject to preemption, while clarifying that ‘any and all subjects’ are available for local […]

Posted on April 5th, 2018

Six representatives of Temple Law Review and Temple International & Comparative Law Journal participated in Temple Law School’s 2018 Student Symposium on March 29. Temple Law Review’s David Nagdeman and Sonya Bishop were recognized by a panel of three faculty judges as, respectively, making the top two presentations. Video of the full event can be […]